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Support For BabySteps Savings Program

Support For BabySteps Savings Program

    For Immediate Release May 27, 2022 Hildreth Institute Applauds Senate for New Funding to Support BabySteps Savings Program Contact: Andrew Farnitano, 925-917-1354, andrew@crawfordstrategies.com BOSTON – The Hildreth Institute, a non-profit research and...

Hildreth Institute in the Boston Globe

Hildreth Institute in the Boston Globe

Compounding the problem of student debt Forgiving college debt will get us only so far. We have to nix interest on student loans as well. By Yvonne Abraham Globe Columnist, Published and updated on August 6, 2022, see original HERE Any day now, President Biden will...

What about affordable higher education?

What about affordable higher education?

The first week of March has been a tumultuous time for borrowers. President Joe Biden failed to mention student loans in the State of the Union address. With the student loan payment restart looming in less than two months, there has been strong speculation of yet...

Ohio State is about to score a financial aid touchdown

Ohio State is about to score a financial aid touchdown

*First published in The Hill on 1/14/22* The Buckeyes have grabbed the ball again. Ohio State has just announced it will use its endowment to eliminate student loans within the decade. If no-loan degrees are a national priority, then colleges have to step up. Those...

EXPLORING ALTERNATIVES TO STUDENT LOANS

EXPLORING ALTERNATIVES TO STUDENT LOANS

At Hildreth Institute, we are interested in innovative alternative programs to replace student loans. While proposals for tuition-free college and student debt cancellation must be part of the solution, for millions considering a higher education credential, the real...